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Lewis, Clark sign installed at park

Lyle News for Oct. 6

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Lyle Newscasters

Mildred Lykens, 365-0060

Barbara Sexton, 365-5374

The U.S. Forest Service has installed a sign in commemoration of the Lewis and Clark Expedition at the Balfour-Klickitat Day Use Site. Be sure and check it out.

The US Postal Service and the Lyle Hotel have joined forces to present a "U.S. Postal Service Pictorial Cancellation." This will be a joint celebration of the 200th Anniversary of Lewis & Clark's visit to Lyle and the 100th Birthday of the Lyle Hotel. The event will take place on Oct. 29 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Lyle Hotel. For more information inquire at the post office or the hotel.

Following at 11 a.m. will be the Annual Parade in conjunction with the 3rd Annual Fireman's Chili Cook-off at 1 p.m. Judges have accepted the challenge. Parade entries are available at The Merc, the Country Cafe, and at the Espresso Shop. So mark your calendar for Oct. 29, for a full day of fun and merriment in the town of Lyle!

We know it has been a struggle and I'm sure the owners felt like it might never happen, but the day has finally arrived - The Cougar's Den is now open for business. Let's move forward in showing community support for this new establishment.

Have you noticed the envelope in the post office for Campbell Product Labels? The labels are being collected for Dallesport Elementary, which can receive monies for turning them in. Please save yours to contribute toward this worthy cause.

The rumor is that the Pretenders are in rehearsal for a play to be presented in November.

Community Council elections will be held at the November Council meeting. The open positions are: 2, 3, and 4. Incumbents Joy Collins and Barbara Sexton have declared their intent to run again. Fill-in council member, Mike Saylor has declared his intent to run for position #2.

Churches in Lyle are United Methodist, 403 Klickitat St, and Lyle Celebration Center, 715 Washington St.

Excerpts from a pamphlet issued by The Lyle Commercial Club (date unknown): The man who comes to the great Northwest to build him a home cannot help but be bewildered by the many and varied claims put forth by each and every district.

Fine pictures and fine words cannot alone however, build up a community and settle a wilderness.

I used to have a handle on life -- but it broke.


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